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Photoshop & Illustrator Courses June 2017

Posted on Tue, May 09 2017 01:24:31

 

Photoshop Basics + Professional Photo Retouching

An introduction to the basics of Photoshop (the workspace, tools, menus and layers), followed by techniques and filters to bring your photos to an artistic and professional level (photo retouching). Students will learn the theory and practice of composition, colors correction, mixing images and creating backgrounds. This is a project-based workshop where most of the learning will be done through lots of in class exercises. Final project: Auto Portrait

Session dates:

- Saturdays starting June 3rd, 2017:        10:00 AM – 13:00 PM

- Mondays, starting June 5th, 2017:         18:00 PM – 21:00 PM 

Cost

MACES (SCS) Students           $130

Public                                        $170

For registration information please contact us at maces@mail.mcgill.ca. The registration deadline is May 25th, 2017. Spaces are limited, so register as soon as possible! Each workshop is 3 hours per week, for 5 weeks (12 hours in class instruction + a 3-hour Final Project).

 

For questions about the course content please contact the instructor at contact@dimakarout.com

 

 

 

Illustrator Basics + Logo Design and Typography

In this workshop students learn the techniques and skills they need to effectively create shapes, icons and 2D designs using Adobe Illustrator CS6. They will explore the great possibilities that this program offers including creating vector graphics. There will be an introduction to the basics (the workspace, tools and layers) followed by exercises designed to get students to practice digital drawing and creating typography based designs and logos. Final project: Personal Logo

Session Dates

- Sundays, starting June 4th, 2017:            10:00 AM – 13:00 PM

- Tuesdays, starting June 6th, 2017:           18:00 PM – 21:00 PM

Cost

MACES (SCS) Students           $130

Public                                        $170

For registration information please contact us at maces@mail.mcgill.ca. The registration deadline is May 25th, 2017. Spaces are limited, so register as soon as possible! Each workshop is 3 hours per week, for 5 weeks (12 hours in class instruction + a 3-hour Final Project).

For questions about the course content please contact the instructor at contact@dimakarout.com

 


About the instructor:

Dima Karout is a Montreal-based graphic and web designer and a visual artist. She holds a Master’s degree in Contemporary Art and New Media (Paris VIII University) a BFA in Visual Communication (Fine Arts University of Damascus) and a Certificate in Creative Writing (Concordia).  A lover of art, travel, teaching and learning, Dima has experience teaching university students Graphic Design, Colors and Application, Image Treatment, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. She has exhibited her artwork in Damascus, Leipzig, Paris and Montreal. She is currently working on her personal project: The Walls Project: www.wallsproject.com

For more information on Dima, visit her website at www.dimakarout.com